The Norwalk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has erected here a drinking fountain in memory of Nathan Hale, who obtained in Norwalk his disguise as a Dutch school teacher and then started on his fatal errand to Long Island.
Within the plaza are a monument to the soldiers who fell in New Mexico during the Civil War and the Indian wars, a stone marking the spot where the first American flag was raised by General Kearny in 1846, and a bronze drinking fountain erected as a memorial to John Baptist Lamy (1814-1888), the first Roman Catholic bishop (1853) and archbishop (1815) of Santa Fe.
On the green stand a monument erected by the state in 1799 to the memory of the minute-men who fell in that engagement, a drinking fountain surmounted by a bronze statue (1900, by Henry Hudson Kitson) of Captain John Parker, who was in command of the minute-men, and a large boulder, which marks the position of the minute-men when they were fired upon by the British.
Grade II listed " With the rain pouring down my neck at the time, the drinking fountain seemed rather apt.
Pennies were collected from the town's children to erect a drinking fountain to her memory.
We certainly had a drinking fountain in our day, but I cannot remember if it was in the same location or elsewhere.
Summer Soak Zone Do NOT drink water from the Soak Zone - please use the drinking fountain provided.
But some historians feel that the spring was probably mythical and the present monument on the site is a Victorian drinking fountain.
In 1925 Messrs J.A. Harper and R. Carter donated an ornamental drinking fountain near to the Dartmouth Avenue entrance.
It reminds me of nothing so much as the old drinking fountain in Christchurch Park.
swirling down drain of drinking fountain.
CU to shot of water swirling down drain of drinking fountain.
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